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Old 20th May 2010, 10:29   #76
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Default Life in Jungles of Kanha (the show continues)

My last set of pictures on Life in Jungles of Kanha:
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Old 20th May 2010, 11:56   #77
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Good photos to end. The wild cat almost looks like a cougar! Didn't know we had such cats in India.
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I feel your specialization is birds, doesn’t mean other are not good.

BTW. I think that wild cat is called a Caracal ?
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Hey Vinay,

Your pictures are just too nice.

i think we should catch up once so that i can pick up few tips from you on photography.
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Good photos to end. The wild cat almost looks like a cougar! Didn't know we had such cats in India.
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I feel your specialization is birds, doesn’t mean other are not good.

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Hey Vinay,

Your pictures are just too nice.

i think we should catch up once so that i can pick up few tips from you on photography.
Thanks @MX6, Bobby & Nandan

@Bobby - Well, I like to take snaps of birds but in Kanha, you will see a very different behavior of animals. I felt animals are more friendly to human being there. They are not as shy as we see in south. And I enjoyed taking different snaps of Langoor more than birds. They really show different poses for taking pictures.

@Nandan - Well, I am not the best and still an amateur learning the tips & tricks. Learnt so much on wildlife photography during Kanha trip, Thanks to Kalyan Varma. And I am always ready to share whatever I know. Just let me know when you want to catch up.
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Vinay,
Awesome photographs, Awesome!
Hope to photograph wildlife with you someday.
The side lit wildcat came out beautiful, the squatting Panther, the Mahout on radio and Elephant are beautiful.
Please mention the equipment.
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Very nice snaps Vinay. I am lost for adjectives to say the least.
As said earlier, you have some amazing snaps of the birds!
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Vinay,
Awesome photographs, Awesome!
Hope to photograph wildlife with you someday.
The side lit wildcat came out beautiful, the squatting Panther, the Mahout on radio and Elephant are beautiful.
Please mention the equipment.
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@Fazal Sir, Thanks a lot for appreciating my work.
It will be my honour if I get a chance to go with you for wildlife photography someday. I will wait for that day. Do let me know if you plan something. and yes, I am using Canon 400D with Canon 100-400mm IS Lens.

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Very nice snaps Vinay. I am lost for adjectives to say the least.
As said earlier, you have some amazing snaps of the birds!
@ Ampere - Thanks a lot. I love to take birds pics. Now, planning to go for training of Naturalist (if wife permits ) and would love to understand the Indian Jungles in detail & different life living in that.
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@ Ampere - Thanks a lot. I love to take birds pics. Now, planning to go for training of Naturalist (if wife permits ) and would love to understand the Indian Jungles in detail & different life living in that.
Do you mean the naturalist training conducted by JLR? I know some folks who have taken that. They said it was for starters. You already seem to be a pro!
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Do you mean the naturalist training conducted by JLR? I know some folks who have taken that. They said it was for starters. You already seem to be a pro!
@ampere - Yes, I wanted to attend the naturalist training conducted by JLR. Still there are lot more to learn and understand our nature and how best I can use my time to save it.
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@ampere - Yes, I wanted to attend the naturalist training conducted by JLR. Still there are lot more to learn and understand our nature and how best I can use my time to save it.
I think its 101 course that sensitizes folks to be a naturalist (in spirit and in vision). Teaches things like how to watch, sport things, what to do/what not to do etc. Overall heard a very positive response about the course.
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I think its 101 course that sensitizes folks to be a naturalist (in spirit and in vision). Teaches things like how to watch, sport things, what to do/what not to do etc. Overall heard a very positive response about the course.
Yes, thatz what I want to learn and also how can I help the ecological system. Hoping to do something good in future.

Started a new thread on my recent visit to Kabini:
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/travel...ne-2010-a.html (Life in Jungles of Kabini - June 2010)
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Guys,
I had been to Cicada (now known as Cerai) which was great but the office paid for it. Now 6 families are planning to go for an outing. Someone in the group thinks that Bison is the best. I prefer JLR. Can someone give an honest opinion?
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Guys,
I had been to Cicada (now known as Cerai) which was great but the office paid for it. Now 6 families are planning to go for an outing. Someone in the group thinks that Bison is the best. I prefer JLR. Can someone give an honest opinion?
Irrespective of which resort you stay in, for safari you will have to go through JLR now. The naturalist will be from the resort you are staying in. I have never stayed in The Serai. So cannot comment on how good their accomodation & naturalists are.

The Bison resort is good. Their naturalist (Shaaz) is one of the best in Kabini. I have stayed there a couple of times. His tracking skills are amazing. Do not expect The Serai kind of luxury in The Bison. The cost is also less in The Bison.

I either suggest The Bison or JLR. They are VFM.

Plan your Kabini visit in the next week or two. Sightings have gone down as its been raining quite often now.
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Nice captures man, pictures of leopard is stunning, Nice place. Have to plan a trip to this location, can you please provide the information about the best time visit this place.
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